Random House The Little Big Book of Pregnancy

A prequel to our best-selling Little Big Book for Moms! The 12th title in the Little Big Book series, The Little Big Book of Pregnancy is destined to become a classic literary companion for any expectant mom. Filled with the best fiction, p...oetry, and essays on the subject of birth and pregnancy, this heartwarming anthology is also peppered with fascinating customs and rituals from around the world, time-honored home remedies, delightful old wives tales, nutritious recipes, and wonderful crafts and activities. The turn of each page brings something interesting and entertaining to read, to do, or to learn. Illustrated throughout with the same period art and ephemera that has become the signature of this series, the imagery is both charming and elegant. A visual and editorial feast, The Little Big Book of Pregnancy is simply the perfect gift for any mom to-be. Featuring: 8 literary excerpts and short stories, including The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck, Delusions of Granma by Carrie Fisher, and The Diary of Adam and Eve by Mark Twain 12 essays by such notable writers as Naomi Wolf, Louise Erdrich, and Hope Edelman 12 poems by, among others, Sylvia Plath, Walt Whitman, Erica Jong, and Joyce Carol Oates Home remedies for seven typical pregnancy complaints, including stretch marks, morning sickness, body aches, and heartburn More than 50 traditions from around the world covering birth, naming, labor, and pregnancy More than 50 traditions from around the world covering birth, naming, labor, and pregnancy More than 50 old wives tales, including how to tell if its a boy or a girl, what to do for a smooth delivery, and how to know if youre having twins! 16 recipes for nourishing treats such as Energizing Drinks, Super Sandwiches, Delicious Snacks, and Satisfying Salads 16 activities, such as writing letters to your unborn child, painting a cloud ceiling in the nursery, and relaxing with daily meditations 6 categories of Fun Facts, including popular baby names from around the world, a month-by-month guide to your babys fetal development, and statustics about babies, birth, and pregnancy More than a dozen quotes concerning birth, pregnancy and becoming a parent, by celebrities, writers, and notable personalities such as William Blake, Alistair Cooke, Colette, Robin Williams, and Erma Bombeck Read More

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Strawberry jam. Pickled beets. Homegrown tomatoes. These are the tastes of Kevin West's Southern childhood, and they are the taste...s that inspired him to save the season, as he traveled from the citrus groves of Southern California to the cranberry bogs of Massachusetts and everywhere in between, chronicling America's rich preserving traditions. Here, West presents his findings: 220 recipes for sweet and savory jams, pickles, cordials, cocktails, candies, and more; plus 300 full-color photographs. From Classic Apricot Jam to Green Tomato Chutney; from Pickled Asparagus with Tarragon and Green Garlic to Scotch Marmalade, Saving the Season is the ultimate guide for cooks andmdash; from the novice to the professional andmdash; and the only book you need to save (and savor) the season throughout the entire year. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPages: 544 Read More

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Soccer In America Book. An excellent coffee table book for any U.S. soccer fan.This book from the U.S. Soccer Federation is a visu...al journey from the first soccer games in the U.S. to amateur leagues through the U.S. Men's and Women's National teams. It includes rare, vintage images from the first national teams in the 1910s, along with contributions from former players, coaches, administrators and even former president Bill Clinton.288 pages. Read More

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This pop-up book makes Christmas look like nothing you've seen before! - Clement C. Moores Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas, f...irst published in 1825, spurred a revision of Yuletide traditions with its image of a merry Santa Claus beloved by children around the world. - Now a cut-paper edition of the poem, with exquisite illustrations by Niroot Puttapipat, elicits the magic of the season through moonlit silhouettes. - With scenes that transform with the turn of each page, revealing the fine details and decorations of a festive family home, this keepsake edition features a final pop-up spread that captures all the excitement of a special night. Read More

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Little Golden Books illustrated by Eloise Wilkin are among the most remembered, beloved, and requested by consumers. This collecti...on, which contains nine of her best-loved books, will be cherished by collectors, parents, and children for years to come. It contains Wilkin 's most famous Little Golden Books (such as Baby Dear), as well as lesser-known Little Golden Books, prayers, poems, Mother Goose rhymes, and an introduction written by Wilkin 's daughter. There are various authors of the books contained in the treasury, including Jane Werner Watson, who edited and wrote hundreds of Golden Books. She called Eloise Wilkin the soul of Little Golden Books. View more of I can read books here! Read More

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Duck and Goose, Goose and Duck. Feathered friends forever . . . or are they? That's what we discover in this charming and hilariou...s follow-up to the bestselling Duck and Goose. You see, there's a challenge to their friendship: a little whippersnapper of a duck named Thistle. Thistle's good at everything (or so she thinks), from math to holding her breath to standing on her head. Duck thinks she's fantastic. But Goose does not! And so Goose is faced with a problem close to the hearts of children everywhere: what happens when your best friend makes a new friend? Meow..Mooo..Roarr! Let your imagination run wild with these amazing animal books. Read More

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Judy can pat the bunny. Now you pat the bunny. - This Golden Book paperback edition is written and illustrated by Dorothy Kunhardt... and is one of our classic toddler books. - In this beloved classic, Paul and Judy play peekaboo, smell flowers, look in the mirror, and, of course, pat the bunny! - All eight activities in this timeless favorite will fascinate your little one. - Includes one stuffed animal bunny! - This is a classic book to say goodnight with at the end of the day. Meow..Mooo..Roarr! Let your imagination run wild with these amazing animal books. Read More

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It's an alphabet explosion! - 18 things in this book begin with the letter A - 19 start with H - and there are 37 ways of counting... S . Can you find them all? As you search, discover dazzling worlds where poodles paint, crows ride in corn-on-the-cob cars, unicorns wear underwear, and so much more. And when you've counted your way from A-Z, check your answers in the back of the book that lists all 421 things that appear. Like Alphabet Toys? See 'em all here! Read More

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Sergeant Murphy, Huckle, Lowly, Mr. Fixit, and the rest of the Busytown citizens are busy indeed in this big treasury from beloved... storyteller, Richard Scarry. Sixteen stories are collected from the classic Richard Scarry's Funniest Storybook Ever and Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day? Including The Talking Bread, Building a New Road, The Unlucky Day, A Visit to the Hospital, and Sergeant Murphy and the Banana Thief. A whole new generation will giggle at the slapstick antics and gentle misfortunes of Scarry's colorfully drawn animal characters as they go about their everyday lives building houses, mailing birthday letters, and going fishing. In addition to the warm, funny stories, Richard Scarry's books are terrific language builders. Children pore over every page, lingering to find the droll little details they may not have caught their first--or fifty-first--time around. (Ages 2 to 6) Read More

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It started the summer of 2002, when the Springfield librarian, Molly McGrew, by mistake drove her bookmobile into the zoo. In this... rollicking rhymed story, Molly introduces birds and beasts to this new something called reading. She finds the perfect book for every animal . . .tall books for giraffes, tiny ones for crickets. She even found waterproof books for the otter, who never went swimming without Harry Potter. In no time at all, Molly has them forsaking their niches, their nests, and their nooks, going wild, simply wild, about wonderful books. Judy Sierra 's funny animal tale coupled with Marc Brown 's lush, fanciful paintings will have the same effect on young Homosapiens. Altogether, it 's more fun than a barrel of monkeys! Learning Books Read More

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Do you sew with your Abuelita, look at the stars with your MeMaw, or ride waves at the beach with your Bubbe? No matter what name ...you call your grandma, one thing is for sure: it's always fun to spend time with the one you love--who loves you right back. Ashley Wolff's musical text and colorful collage artwork pay tribute to the special bond between children and their grandmothers. Read More

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